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Volume:5 Issue:3 Number:57 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #8697
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

AAOS 2016: Intraarticular & intravenous tranexamic acid similar for blood loss in THA

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OrthoEvidence. AAOS 2016: Intraarticular & intravenous tranexamic acid similar for blood loss in THA. ACE Report. 2016;5(3):57. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/8697

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Topical Compared to Intravenous Tranexamic Acid in Total Hip Arthroplasty - A Prospective Randomized Trial

Contributing Authors: S Ghijselings B Jacobs R Driesen K Corten

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


120 patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA) were randomized to receive either 3g intra-articular tranexamic acid or 1.5g intravenous tranexamic acid. The purpose of this study was to compare these methods of administration in terms of their effects on postoperative blood loss, length of hospital stay, and transfusion rate in THA patients. There were no significant differences between grou...

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